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Learning by Doing: A Comprehensive Guide to Simulations, Computer Games, and Pedagogy in e-Learning and Other Educational Experiences by Clark Aldrich

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3.1. DEEPER INTERACTIVE SPREADSHEETS

For real interactive spreadsheets, each turn would vary in complexity, but centers around inputting allocations (Figure 3.3). The entire simulation experience might take between half an hour and multiple days.

Goals in interactive spreadsheets often include reaching a certain high point in one or more variables within a given time frame. We might have tried to reach a certain volume of customers or revenues, or make the most profit. The mathematics tend to be a lot more sophisticated as well.

Figure 3.3. A Spreadsheet Input Example.

Source: Forio Business Simulations. Used with Permission.

3.1.1. More Discrete ...

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